SNOW TIMELINE: Winter storm interrupts Minnesota spring - FOX 29 News Philadelphia | WTXF-TV

SNOW TIMELINE: Thursday night brings heaviest snowfall

Posted: Updated:
Winter Storm Warning Winter Storm Warning
Snowfall forecast with compaction Snowfall forecast with compaction
MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) -

The weather stayed quiet Wednesday, but a couple of waves bring rain and accumulating snow to Twin Cities and neighboring areas on Thursday and Friday.

A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for the Twin Cities metro that spans from Thursday into Friday although the flakes and drops are expected to start on Wednesday night.

FULL LIST OF ACTIVE WARNINGS: http://bit.ly/1gTkzbD

The watch area stretches from the eastern counties of South Dakota into the northwestern portion of Wisconsin through Minnesota.

TIMELINE

Wednesday evening: Rain will turn into a wintry mix overnight.

Thursday morning: Rain, heavy at times, will mix with snow and sleet.

Thursday afternoon: Well will stay in the 30s as we dance between a rain and wintry mix, but accumulations aren't expected until Thursday evening.

Thursday night: Moderately heavy snowfall is expected after midnight and into Friday morning, with 6-10 inches possible.

Friday morning: The heaviest bands of snow are expected between 2 a.m. and 10 a.m., with snow tapering off by noon.

Saturday: Sunny 40s will melt a lot of the snow on Saturday.

WHAT TO WATCH FOR

The timing of the snowfall could make for a nasty commute on Friday morning. Metro snow totals are predicted in the 6-10 inch range, but higher snowfall totals are expected in the west. In fact, some areas could see even more wet, heavy snow that may be difficult to shovel.

MORE: Accumulating snow possible by end of week

The National Weather Service in the Twin Cities expects the heaviest snowfall will be seen in eastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

Winds will also pick up speed as they transition from the northeast to the northwest, with gusts up to 35 mph expected.

FOX 9 WEATHER APP

iPhone/iPad download: http://bit.ly/1jRkrMf
Android download: http://bit.ly/PbmP2C

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • 35 breathtaking views of Supercell clouds in Minnesota, Wisconsin

    35 breathtaking views of Supercell clouds in Minnesota, Wisconsin

    Sunday, July 27 2014 1:26 PM EDT2014-07-27 17:26:52 GMT
    Saturday night, North of the metro, a "Trail of Hail" made its way from Minnesota to Wisconsin. Large hail, some the size of tennis balls were reported in parts ofPolk County, WI. There were only a few storms but those storms were
    Saturday night, North of the metro, a "Trail of Hail" made its way from Minnesota to Wisconsin. Large hail, some the size of tennis balls were reported in parts of Polk County, WI. There were only a few storms but those storms were
  • Husband runs over wife in Minnetonka Beach, Minn.

    Husband runs over wife in Minnetonka Beach, Minn.

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:19 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:19:10 GMT
    Police say it probably was an accident, but a Minnesota man is in jail and may be charged with criminal vehicular homicide after he ran over his wife in the lakefront community of Minnetonka Beach.
    Police say it probably was an accident, but a Minnesota man is in jail and may be charged with criminal vehicular homicide after he ran over his wife in the lakefront community of Minnetonka Beach.
  • Judge to Ventura jury: 'If one more shot doesn't do it, we'll send you home'

    Ventura jury given 'one more shot' at unanimous verdict

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:08 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:08:14 GMT
    We’ve been talking a lot out the chance of a deadlocked jury in the Jesse Ventura defamation trial. Turns out that is indeed the case.
    We’ve been talking a lot out the chance of a deadlocked jury in the Jesse Ventura defamation trial. Turns out that is indeed the case.
Widgets Magazine
Powered by WorldNow

WTXF-TV
330 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2796

Phone: (215) 925-2929
Fax: (215) 982-5494

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices